Sult / Lasse Marhaug – Harpoon

February 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

This collaboration between Lasse Marhaug – one of the far north’s most consistently excellent exponents of extreme music – and improvisational duo Sult sees both [...]

Crystal Fairy – S/T

February 13, 2017 // 0 Comments

Six months ago I felt sorely let down by Melvins’ Basses Loaded album, but reassured that a band this creatively fertile wouldn’t take long to bounce back with [...]

Loscil – Monument Builders

December 19, 2016 // 0 Comments

Listening to Loscil’s album, Monument Builders, I came to view it as a counterpoint to the equally intense dark ambient record Towards A Bleak Sun by Mesektet. While [...]

Uniform – Ghosthouse

December 13, 2016 // 0 Comments

Sacred Bones Records is a label, the way labels should be: a starkly rendered visual identity and a tangible presence behind the bands and music they release – one which, [...]

Obake – Draugr

December 12, 2016 // 0 Comments

Months back, Melvins’ Basses Loaded album promised a bassapocalypse then sorely under-delivered. It’s a thrill therefore to hear Obake’s new release, Draugr, which [...]

The Weeknd – Starboy

December 5, 2016 // 0 Comments

Late 2012, gambling on The Weeknd’s Trilogy was the best ten quid I’ve ever spent – swear to god, the BEST. It felt like a long-shot; I’m generally no RnB fan, but [...]

Tanya Tagaq – Retribution

November 17, 2016 // 0 Comments

Tanya Tagaq has never been at a more crucial point in her career. With her latest avant-garde protest album Retribution, we see an artist that has struggled against the [...]

The Listening Post: albums round-up

November 15, 2016 // 0 Comments

The critical – and public – enthusiasm for Honeyblood‘s self-titled debut was probably a surprise even to the Scottish duo, yet this accomplished follow up [...]
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